Your menu board is often the first thing customers look for as they enter your restaurant and it’s a very important tool, both for selling and connecting with guests.
Experts and readers weigh in on what they learned over the past year and how they plan to apply those lessons moving forward.
Mediterranean fast-casual concept The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill signed a national franchise development agreement with East West Investments to develop up to 20
In the next few months, fast-casual concept, Hawaiian Bros., which specializes in traditional Hawaiian plate lunches and related fare, will open its first Texas
Taco Bell is evolving its Cantina concept again — and circling back to drive-thrus.
Chipotle Mexican Grill continues its expansion into Canada with a location in Surrey, B.C.
Fast-casual Hooters spin-off Hoots Wings signed its first franchise agreement to open 60 locations in Texas, targeting the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex and Austin
Chipotle opened what the fast-casual chain refers to as its first digital-only restaurant.
Frozen yogurt chain Yogurtland debuted a new fast-casual concept, Holsom By Yogurtland.
“While we have had great success with our full-service model, we see a huge appetite and demand for a fast-casual experience as well with our consumer base."
Fast-casual Kona Poké plans to add a third express location late this year and its first in Orlando, Fla., at Quantum Leap Winery.
Fast-casual create-your-own-salad concept Saladworks unveiled its latest restaurant design on September 9 at its new Charlotte, N.C., location. It will serve as the
The new design was developed based on months of consumer research in order to provide guests with a club-level experience that appeals to evolving consumer demands.
It didn’t take long for Greek from Greece (GFG) Café-Cuisine to make apparent its intent to become a strong player on the U.S. fast-casual restaurant scene.
The extraordinary events of 2020 have spelled turmoil, upheaval, retrenchment and, in many cases, surrender for much of the restaurant industry.
Sugar Factory American Brasserie plans to launch Sugar Factory Express.
Tom & Chee, a fast-casual restaurant chain with nine locations that specializes in grilled cheese and tomato soup, has unveiled a new prototype, &-Crafted, which
True Foods Kitchen opened its second Chicago-area location. Located in suburban Oak Brook, this 9,000-square-foot space features a mix of indoor and outdoor areas.
With consumer trends changing and the fast-casual industry booming, it can be tough for quick service restaurants (QSR’s) to stay competitive.
Newk’s Eatery debuted a new restaurant prototype in its home market of Jackson, Miss., and re-opened all seven of its home market locations.
Veggie Grill, a plant-based fast-casual restaurant chain opened a location in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.
A new report from Chicago-based market research firm Y-Pulse explores the emergence of a new segment in the
Fast-casual QDOBA Mexican Eats plans to expand in the Atlanta area and across the state of Alabama thanks to a partnership with Premier Queso
Fresh takes on the fast-casual theme seem to emerge almost daily, with new players, new concepts and new pressures on operators within the segment to keep
Positioned near the tourist areas anchored by the Orlando theme parks, the new 2,400-square-foot restaurant offers seating for 62, will be open late night and has a
Despite a slight slowdown the past couple of years and some weeding out of concepts that missed the mark or overreached, the grass on the fast-casual side of the industry
Santa Monica, Calif.-based fast-casual LemonShark Poké will double its footprint in 2019 with plans to open 15 new locations in Missouri, Utah, Illinois and New York.
Wichita, Kansas-based fast-casual concept Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has entered the nontraditional sector for the first time with the
Owned by husband and wife team Anjan and Emily Mitra, DOSA is a successful Indian food concept based in San Francisco. The company recently opened its first outpost in
Fast-casual seafood chain Captain D’s signed a deal with multi-unit operator StarChain USA to develop 15 new restaurants throughout Arkansas and the Carolinas over the
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